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Cattle Glossary of Terms By Theo Oosthuizen
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A Comprehensive guide of Terms that are used and associated with the industry - from Farm to Feedlot
DAIRY DEVELOPMENT IN INDIA By S. V. SHINDE
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Dairy Farming is a class of agricultural, or more properly, an animal husbandry enterprise, raising female cattle, goats, or certain other lactating livestock for long term production of Milk, which... More > may be either processed on site or transported to a dairy for processing and eventual retail sale. Most dairy farms sell the male calves borne by their cows/buffaloes usually for real production, rather than raising Non-Milk Producing Stock. Many dairy farms also grow their own feed, typically including corn, alfalfa and hay. This is fed directly to the Milching animals, or stored as silage for use during the slack season. Additional dietary supplements are added to the feed the increase quality Milk production.< Less
Domestic Animals By Richard L. Allen
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The object of the following work, on the History, Breeding, Management, Diseases, &c., of Domestic Animals, is to afford the Stock-breeder and Grazier a connected view of the entire subject in... More > which he has so deep an interest. A knowledge of the best mode of breeding and management is of still higher importance. The first will enable the breeder to preserve the high character of the animals in his hands, or perhaps still farther to advance them; while proper management and feeding will prevent that deterioration and loss from disease, which frequently subtract so much from his profits [From the first chapter] This classic text has been made accessible as an overview of the many types of livestock - their feeding and care - which are becoming more popular these days. Whether you have a small acreage or many, livestock (even chickens) will help you make the lifestyle you want - healthy and stress-free. Get Your Copy Today!< Less
Genetic Engineering in Animals By Homework Help Classof1
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Every new technology brings risks and frightens some people, whether it's new energy sources, new machinery, or new ways of farming. Genetic engineering brings risks as well as benefits. Because the... More > field is so new, some people think the techniques need to be used even more carefully. Others want genetic engineering to be applied, widely, like any other new tool. Cattle have been used since the dawn of history for meat, milk, or both.< Less
Grass Productivity: An Introduction to Rational Grazing By Dr. Robert C. Worstell, Andre Voisin
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SIMPLE questions often help us to understand problems better; and I think it indispensable, at the beginning of this work, to ask a question which appears simple in the extreme: “What is... More > grazing?” The answer is generally as follows: “Causing grass to be eaten by an animal.” That is correct! But here is another answer which, to my mind, is more realistic: “Causing the grass and the animal to meet.” Since this book is almost exclusively concerned with grazing by cattle, I propose the following definition to the reader, requesting him to allow it to become well impressed upon his mind: Grazing is the meeting of cow and grass. It is by satisfying as far as possible the demands of both parties that we will arrive at a rational grazing, which will provide us with maximum productivity on the part of the grass while at the same time allowing the cow to give optimum performance. [From the Introduction]< Less
The Cow and Her Grass: Rational Grazing - A Manual of Grass Productivity By Andre Voisin, A. Lecomte
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This book by Messrs Voisin and Lecomte comes at the right moment. It is a synthesis of M. Voisin's important study, Grass Productivity. This manual presents the chief ideas of two specialists. Since... More > they are also excellent practitioners, they have applied these ideas before recommending them. Their evocative picture of 'the meeting of cow and grass' poses the true problem of the management of grazed grass. For the farmer, the production of meat and milk is an act of industrial conversion. The 'machine' is the animal that converts raw vegetable matter into finished food products which are rich in calories and easy to assimilate. This 'machine' is complex because it is a living being; it can be improved--within limits. But its yield depends basically on the quality of the raw materials offered to it for conversion. I hope that their words will be heard and followed. [From the Introduction]< Less
Stanley's Story Volume 2 By Stanley Graham
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The second volume of Stanley Graham's memoirs. It covers trucking, the dairy industry, cattle wagon driving, the farmers of south west Scotland and the transition from trucking to being engineer in... More > charge of the last steam-driven mill in Barnoldswick. Closing the shed down, redundancy and further education. Fully illustrated and indexed. 416 pages.< Less
Stanley's Story Volume 2 By Stanley Graham
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The second volume of Stanley Graham's memoirs. It covers trucking, the dairy industry, cattle wagon driving, the farmers of south west Scotland and the transition from trucking to being engineer in... More > charge of the last steam-driven mill in Barnoldswick. Closing the shed down, redundancy and further education. Fully illustrated and indexed. 416 pages.< Less
Stanley's Story Volume Two: Adventures 1963 to 1979 By Stanley Challenger Graham
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The second volume of Stanley Graham's memoirs. It covers trucking, the dairy industry, cattle wagon driving, the farmers of south west Scotland and the transition from trucking to being engineer in... More > charge of the last steam-driven mill in Barnoldswick. Closing the shed down, redundancy and further education. Fully illustrated and indexed. 416 pages.< Less
Our Experience With House Cows By Elizabeth Beavis
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Have you ever thought about owning a house cow but don’t know where to start? Do you dream of unlimited raw milk, manure and beef to complement your small farm activities? “Our... More > experience with House Cows” is an eBook written by a house cow owner to help other small farmers get started with a cow of their own. The eBook is written for Australian conditions, particularly sub-tropical Queensland, but much of the information is applicable to cows and cow owners all over the world. This eBook covers the basics of getting a cow, getting her in calf, milking her and caring for her calf, all using natural methods. The final sections explain how to use all that milk to create delicious dairy products! The eBook references several other cow, cattle and dairy books which are useful to the new cow owner and explain some aspects in more detail. Go ahead, learn how to realise your house cow dream today!< Less